Keys to the Past

Settlingstones Tower (Newbrough and Fourstones)

In medieval times there was a tower at Settlingstones. It is recorded in a list of defences made in 1541 and belonged to William Carnaby. There is no trace of this tower in the farm buildings at Settlingstones or on the ground around.

Reference number:N7569
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; A S Phillips

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Newbrough and Fourstones

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